Tue, 22 Nov 2022, 19:00: 20:30 (GMT)
Author & Journalist Stefania Maurizi talks about her 13-year investigation into the legal cases against Wikileaks and Julian Assange.
“Secret Power: WikiLeaks and Its Enemies” is the culmination of 13 years of investigation by Stephania Maurizi into the case against Wikileaks and Julian Assange. This event looks at:
The importance of Wikileaks and how it changed journalism.
The lack of transparency/destruction of documents in the Assange/Wikileaks case.
The Espionage case against Assange and how this prevents a ‘public interest defense.
The use of terrorism laws in the case brought against Wikileaks journalists.
Stefania Maurizi, Investigative Journalist, Author of “Secret Power: WikiLeaks and Its Enemies”
Ewen MacAskill, Former Guardian Defence & Security Correspondent, Pulitzer Prize Winner
Estelle Dehon KC, Public Law Barrister
The Rt Hon John McDonnell MP, Labour MP
**Khalili Lecture Theatre [KLT] is located in the SOAS Main Building, Lower Ground Floor level